Grant Willson Wins Engineering’s Highest Honor
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Professors To Be Honored at 2019 AIChE Annual Conference
Three professors in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin will be recognized for their outstanding contributions to their field by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) at the 2019 AIChE Annual Meeting in Orlando, FL, November 10-15, 2019.
Hal Alper will receive the Food, Pharmaceutical and … Read the rest »
Frontiers in Inorganic Nanoscience: Catching Up with the Milliron Research Group
Dr. Delia Milliron is passionate about clean energy and the enormous potential of nanoscience to address and solve energy challenges. Milliron, the T. Brockett Hudson Professor in Chemical Engineering at the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering at UT, has been tracked as a rising star in nanoscience since her early work pioneering electrochromic “smart window”… Read the rest »
Catherine Masoud, Bill Wheatle Named TAs of the Year; Joe Costandy Wins Paper of the Year
Catherine Masoud and Bill Wheatle have jointly won TA of the Year and will each be awarded the Paige H. and J. Jeff Weidner Endowed Presidential Fellowship in Chemical Engineering for their outstanding work in the past year.
Catherine was the TA for CHE 348, Numerical Methods with Dr. Lea Hildebrandt Ruiz for both Fall … Read the rest »
Alumni Weekend events
A Few New Grads Share Their Post-Graduation Plans
Professor Grant Willson Retires
Grant Willson may be retiring from teaching this year, but it’s clear his lasting legacy will be one of impacting a generation of students and researchers. On June 7, more than a hundred former students and colleagues gathered on the UT campus for a day-long retrospective celebration of Willson’s career, achievements, and friendships fostered along … Read the rest »
Excellence in Education
The end of the academic school year is an opportunity to celebrate the best-of-the-best when it comes to educators and tutors. In May, the department recognized two outstanding teachers and one teaching assistant.
The TEAChE Award was established to recognize and honor ongoing excellence in undergraduate teaching in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering. The … Read the rest »
UT Remembers: Eugene H. Wissler and John J. McKetta, Jr.
Friday, May 10, 2019, marks the UT Remembers annual memorial program, a time for us to reflect on the contributions made by two inspiring former professors that Texas ChE lost in the last year: Eugene H. Wissler and John J. McKetta Jr. These great educators impacted not only their respective fields, but their students, their … Read the rest »